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Write a^4 - 3a^2 + 2 as a product of two monic quadratics with integer coefficients.

 
 Jan 14, 2022
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Treat \(a^2\)as \(b \)

Now, when you factor \({b^2-3b+2}\)....

You get \((b-1)(b-2)\)

Remember, this equals \((a^2-1)(a^2-2)\)

 
 Jan 14, 2022

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